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Career Opportunities

Do you want to be part of transforming communications to the Solomon Islands? The Solomon Submarine Cable is seeking to employ suitably qualified and experienced network operations staff to join the team by May 2019.  For the three positions have to fill we are seeking the best.  You should have experience in Telecommunications or ICT on the equipment and network management side, a tertiary qualification, very good communication skills in spoken and written English but above all the enthusiasm, drive and motivation to be part of this truly game changing business.

Operations Manager

The most senior technical role in the business, the Operations Manager is responsible for all network configuration, customer provisioning, customer management and equipment maintenance for SISCC. The role will manage the two Operations Support Officers that are being recruited concurrently.  The Operations Manager will also sit on the joint Operations Committee for the new Australian Company that is being formed to own and operate the International Coral Sea Cable System along with colleagues from PNG and Australia.  Network Operations Centre Services will be outsourced to an International Partner along with Marine Maintenance.  The Australian Landing Party, Telstra, will be a significant operational partner involved in many joint maintenance and configuration activities.

This is a very challenging role which demands a high calibre engineer with significant personnel management experience and a demonstrated track record of network operations interacting with international partners, outsourced functions  and equipment vendors. 

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Operations Support Officer (two positions)

The Operations Support Officers will perform all the routine tasks to operate the Solomon Submarine Cable systems to a very high availability and performance.  The main tasks include customer provisioning and management, network pro-active maintenance, network monitoring and fault fixing in co-ordination with the NOC, Australian Landing Party and the equipment suppliers.  The Operations Support Officers will perform routine maintenance and repairs at all the four landing stations, Honiara, Auki, Noro and Taro and co-ordinate inspections with local partners in the regions.

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Salary will be competitive and based on your experience.  Full training will be provided on all systems by the vendors.  Training starts in May, installation starts in June.  Please send your CV to kpreedy@MOF.gov.sb by March 10th to be considered for any of these roles.  Interviews for short listed applicant will occur by end March, with employment to commence before the end of April 2019.